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Welcome to The First Presbyterian Church in Springfield!
We are a welcoming congregation that seeks to cultivate disciples of Jesus Christ in a community of learning, healing and sharing. Located in the heart of Flourtown, we are rich in history and we are boldly forging our future for which we know God is preparing us. Our congregation believes in the importance of family; commitment to our neighborhood and world through mission; and nurturing spiritual values through our ministries of worship, education, and fellowship. Read more...
First Sundays at First Pres: Monthly Vespers Service on the first Sunday evening of each month at 5:00 pm. Feel free to come as you are to an intimate time of worship through prayer, music, communion and liturgy. Sunday, Dec.7 - Advent Vespers led by the Youth Group; music by pianist Ting Ting Wong. Children and youth of all ages are most welcome to participate in this less formal worship experience.
Veterans Recognition Celebration & Luncheon: Sunday, Nov. 16 - 11:00 am. Come honor our vets and enjoy good fellowship and a catered luncheon. If you would like to sponsor a flag in honor or memory of a loved one, please call the church office. Flags will line the church property 11/9-11/16.
"Amahl and the Night Visitors" presented by Poor Richard's Opera: Sunday, Dec. 14 - 4:00 pm. This performance of the endearing Christmas opera is free to the community. Community singers are welcome to sing with the chorus; rehearsal is on Thursday evening, Dec. 11. Please email Music Director Ting Ting Wong if you would like to sing: email@example.com
Christmas Cantata - "The Winter Rose": Sunday, Dec. 14 @ 10 am. Rehearsals Thursday evenings @ 8:15 pm.
Christmas Eve Candlelight Worship Services: 4:30 pm Family Service, 8:00 pm Special Music, 11:00 pm with Chancel Choir
Philabundance: 3rd Saturday of every month 12p.m.-4p.m. Once a month we travel to Philabundance in South Philly (3 blocks from Citizens Bank Park) to help pack Senior boxes, which are delivered to seniors who are unable to get out to shop. The work is not difficult and the fellowship is fun! Meet in the church parking lot for carpooling.
Thanksgiving Baskets: Food sorting and basket distribution is scheduled for Friday, Nov. 21 at Germantown Ave. Crisis Ministry. If you would like to help, please call the church office. If you can donate a turkey, label it and leave it in the church freezer by Thurs. Nov. 20. Thanksgiving non-perishables for the baskets can also be dropped off at the church Sharing Cupboard.
Don't forget the Sharing Cupboard! Canned and packaged food items are desperately needed each week. Your contributions are much appreciated and always delivered to Germantown Ave. Crisis Ministry on Tuesdays. The community is welcome to drop off food donations on Sunday mornings between 9-12, and most Monday-Thursday evenings from 7:30-8:30.
Ongoing Weekly Events:
Senior High Youth Group- Every Sunday Night from 5:00 p.m.-6:30 p.m.
Youth Choir Rehearsal: Sundays 11:15 - 11:45 am
Bell Choir rehearsal: Thursdays 6:30 - 7:30
Chancel Choir rehearsal: Thursdays 7:30 - 9:00 pm
Moms and Tots Playgroup: Thursday mornings 9:30 am
Senior Luncheon: Fridays 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Circle 1 – Every second Thursday of the month, 11:30 a.m., Room 101
Circle 3 – Every third Wednesday of the month, Room 101
Sunday Morning Schedule
with Miss Jen
opens @ 9:45 AM
10:00 AM Worship
10:15 Children & Worship
in the Oasis Room
11:00 AM Fellowship
11:15 Youth Choir,
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